It is starting to feel like Christmas in Canada

Are you ready for the holidays?  Christmas is already been celebrated in Canada

with the decorations up and the growing number of events early this winter?  We are excited for many annual celebrations and event and have listed a few events

happening in Toronto this season?  Happy Holidays and have a wonderful season

with your family, partner, and friends.


The Taste of Life Christmas Ball

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Enjoy a live Holiday Concert starring Toronto Concert Orchestra and Chorus

conducted by Maestro Kerry Stratton and Vincent Chan. This fantastic musical

performance is accompanied by a gourmet meal dinner; dance at the ball in the

Conservatory; and luxury prizes including a 4-day Paris Shopping Tour, and much

more; plus exquisite gifts for each and every guest. This event will be a memory

not soon to be forgotten!

When: December 10, Wednesday

Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin

Time: 6:00 pm  Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm  3-Course Dinner

7:30 pm  Live Holiday Concert

9:30 pm  Dance Floor Opens

For tickets and


100 Years of Christmas

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Celebrate 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma!  This season at the castle bring the

family to visit Santa Claus, watch a performance of the Snow Queen, View the 10

Christmas trees decorated by some of Canada’s top designers, view the Winter

Wonderland display, and celebrate with carollers, festive crafts, a holiday character

scavenger hunt and more! Visit here for more information.

When: November 27th – December 28th

Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto


Toronto Christmas Market

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Again this holiday season Toronto will once again celebrate the romance and magic

of a traditional European Christmas at the Toronto Christmas Market. Inspired by

the Old World and influenced by the New, this event captures all of the tradition,

and charm of a European Christmas Market. The Distillery market showcases a

number of unique and locally handcrafted products. Family entertainment includes

musicians, carolers and children’s choirs.

Dates:   November 28 – December 21, 2014

Times:  Tuesday to Friday: 12pm – 9pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 9pm

Where: The Distillery Historic District

For more information, visit


Gingerbread Build Party

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Bring your family to the Ontario Science Centre this season for the Gingerbread

build party in support of Habitat for Humanity. Admission tickets are not required

for this event and as a bonus a 20% discount to the exhibits. Free parking is

provided for the gingerbread build.

When: Saturday December 6 or Sunday December 7: noon, 1:30pm, or 3:00pm

Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills

Buy your Gingerbread kit now


Breakfast with Santa at the Palais



This season you can visit with Santa at the Palais Royale! All children in attendance

receive a small gift. Some of the activities include story time with Elves where you

can Curl up by the fireplace; the warm Hot Chocolate & Taffy Rolling. Also guests

can join Mrs. Claus and The Candy Kitchen to decorate your own festive sweet

treat. There is something for the whole family.

When: Saturday Dec. 20th & Sunday Dec. 21st, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Palais Royale Ballroom, 1601 Lake Shoe Blvd. West, Toronto M6K 3C1



Written by Chiharu Nakatsuka

The Steam Whistle Roundhouse: A great spot in the heart of downtown Toronto

August 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Toronto

With more than 20 years in the business, the Steam Whistle Roundhouse is the ideal venue to host an event. Every year, it has more than 60 weddings, a variety of corporate parties, fundraisers, art shows, auctions, concerts, book readings, media launches etc.

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The venue can hold up to 750 people and has two main rooms:

  • The Main Hall: 250 people for a seated reception and can be customized to accommodate any kind of event
  • The Gallery: Also a 250 person capacity, great for performances and art events

The venue has 60’ ceilings and large windows offering a great view of Toronto.

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More perks: A variety of in-house suppliers can be used to customize the space. As well, their list of exclusive caterers can provide a wide variety of gourmet for your guests.

Being located downtown, at the foot of the C.N. Tower, provides a ton of exciting opportunities for your event. The amazing decor and atmosphere is the icing on the cake. The venue is surrounded by history including the nearby railway heritage centre and historic trains that fill roundhouse park.

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Steam Whistle has thought of everything: they also do home delivery! So, private events, corporate parties, anniversary celebrations or neighbourhood gatherings, just give them a call and Steam Whistle Home Delivery will bring the party to your place!

For more information, you can check the Steam Whistle’s website:

Steam Whistle Roundhouse

255 Bremner Blvd


Phone: 416.362.2337.